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The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan Board of Directors may refer matters for further consideration and analysis to one of its six policy committees, which report back to the Board of Directors and general assembly with recommendations. Each policy committee includes representation from Directors, Representatives, and Associate Member organizations.

 

Under the guidance of the APAS Board and supported by staff, these policy committees tackle the issues affecting Saskatchewan agriculture and rural communities. Click below to find out more about what each committee is working on, and to read some of APAS' submissions on various issues.

Resolutions

Click here to search a database of APAS' resolutions from the last several years...

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Crops and Transportation

  • Bill C-49
  • Generic Input Product Registration 
  • Clubroot
  • Grain Handling
  • Grain Contracts

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Economics and Trade

  • Business Risk Management Review
  • Farm inputs 
  • Taxation 

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Livestock

  • Risk Management 
  • Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure
  • Right to Farm 
  • Market competition
  • Processing sector ‚Äč

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Land and Environment

  • Federal and provincial climate change policy
  • Land access and biosecurity  
  • Water management,  conservation and  development
  • Surface Rights and Orphan Wells 
  • Ecological Goods and Services 

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Rural Life 

  • Public Trust
  • Broadband Internet 
  • Temporary Foreign      Worker program 
  • Ag Training Certification
  • Health and Education      Services 

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Young Agricultural Producers

  • Tax and succession      planning 
  • Risk Management programs for beginning   producers 
  • Access to land and      capital

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APAS Policy Manual

The APAS Policy Manual is a summary of the resolutions passed since 2010.

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APAS releases report on rural cell phone and internet service

Poor cell and internet service in rural communities is a well-known problem facing Saskatchewan residents, and positive change is long overdue.   APAS continues to tackle the issue of rural connectivity on behalf of our members, and are proud to announce the release of a new report called “Out of Range: Internet and Cell Service in Rural Saskatchewan.”   Released…

APAS to address House of Commons Agriculture Committee - THIS FRIDAY!

APAS President Todd Lewis will address the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food on Friday, June 12, 2020 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm EDT (1:00 to 2:00 pm Saskatchewan time) to present APAS's recommendations for changes to Agri-Stability. These include an increase to AgriStability coverage levels and an elimination of the Reference Margin Limit.    APAS…

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